Brits rate bedrooms as their top priority when looking for new property, study reveals

Brits rate bedrooms as their top priority when looking for new property, study reveals

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BRITS rate bedrooms as their top priority when looking for a new property, a study shows.

Homeowners and renters say the number of them is their main concern — and how big they are the fourth.

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Garden size comes second in the poll, with off-street parking in third.

A spacious living room rates higher than a modern kitchen, and local shops are a bigger priority than storage space, the poll reveals.

More than two thirds would be put off by slow wi-fi, with two in five deciding against a property after finding out the area had poor broadband.

A third want to be close to a train station and a corner shop. Other important factors include proximity to the pub, number of loos and local traffic levels.

Age of the roof and the flooring also make the top 30.


Charles Davies, boss at broadband provider Hyperoptic which commissioned the poll of 2,000 Brits, said: “The results show an interesting change in home-movers’ preferences.

“Brits rely on the internet for everything from entertainment to working.

“It’s interesting it is on the same list of priorities as parking and garden sizes.”

Top 20 priorities

  1. Number of bedrooms
  2. Garden size
  3. Off street parking
  4. Size of the bedrooms
  5. Spacious living room
  6. Local shops
  7. Nearest school
  8. A garage
  9. Storage space
  10. Double glazing
  11. The amount of decorating which needs doing
  12. Safety record of the area
  13. Amount of traffic on the street
  14. A modern kitchen
  15. Nearest bus stops
  16. Where the sun hits the garden
  17. Separate dining room and kitchen space
  18. Energy efficiency of the property
  19. Number of toilets
  20. Cracks in the walls


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